vineri, 12 ianuarie 2018

“Vladislav Tarasjuk-50” JT 2018 Studies

The magazine "Problemist of Ukraine" announces the jubilee tourney “Vladislav Tarasjuk-50”.
Theme is free. Prize fund - 250 $.
Judge: Vladislav Tarasjuk
Send studies to the judge vladchess@ukr.net
Closing date: March 9, 2018

«Ivan Antipin – 65» 2018 JT H#2 & H#2,5-3

A formal composing jubilee tourney «Ivan Antipin – 65» is announced in two sections:
 A) orthodox h#2, free theme
B) orthodox h#2.5-3 with the following thematic condition: 1st or 2nd White's move in one solution become mating move in another solution. Minimum two solutions are required (see example below). In the both sections, any kind of twinning is allowed but no zeropositions.
Judge: Vitaly Medintsev. 
Prizes, honorable mentions and commendations are stated. Split award will be published on the website http://chesscomposer.ru.
All participants will receive an electronic copy of the award via email .
Send entries (in each section, not more than 3 originals, including joint works) to the tourney judge’s email: vitalymedintsev@gmail.com not later than 17 May 2018

luni, 1 ianuarie 2018

”Iosif Grosu – 110” Memorial Tourney 2018

  

  The Romanian Problemists` Club and the ”e4 e5” Supplement  magazine announce an  informal  composing tourney for  #2 and H#2  Color Chess in memory of  Romanian composer Iosif Grosu (1908-1990). Free theme, zero-positions and  other fairy pieces and/or conditions are not allowed. Unlimited entries. Send originals to  e-mail  www_chessplayer_ro@yahoo.com  before December 25,  2018.  Awards will be published on the „e4 e5” magazine . Correspondents will be sent the printed magazine.





miercuri, 27 decembrie 2017

MARIO G. GARCIA - 70 Jubilee Tourney 2018


The Argentinian´s Union of Problemists of Chess announces the tournament of
composition  Mario Guido García - 70 Jubilee Tourney 2018
Studies- Sections: A) Thematic: Culmination in mate with Knight or Bishop in
the center of board (black King located in any of the 16 central squares) ; B)
Theme free in two sections : B.1.) Win and B.2.) Draw - Judge : Mario G. García.
Problems – Sections : 2# – 3# - N# – (#4 a #6 ) and (#7 a more moves) - If the
number of miniatures are significant, they will be evaluated in a special section-
Judge : Mario G. García.
Will be awarded: Prizes , honourable mentions , commendations and special
nominations will be awarded.- The provisional award , will be available in the
website of the UAPA http://www.problemistasajedrez.com.ar/ , and will be sent to
all participants by e-mail. Not more than three studies or problems per composer
for each section -
Send to director Felipe Guanca– <torneo@problemistasajedrez.com.ar> 
Closing date: June 22nd,  2018

miercuri, 20 decembrie 2017

Alexander Feoktistov – 70 JT

An international composing jubilee tourney "Alexander Feoktistov – 70" is announced in the following sections:
1. Twomovers
2. Threemovers
3. Moremovers
4. Helpmates
5. Selfmates in 3-7 moves
The judge in all the sections: Alexander Feoktistov.
Entries (in each section, not more than 3 entries per composer, including joint works) are to be sent to the tourney director Boris Shorokhov bbs64@mail.ru before 28 February 2018
Award will be published on the Russian Chess Federation website www.ruchess.ru in the summer of 2018. All participants will receive a copy of the award via e-mail. In addition to the traditional distinctions, medals, diplomas and book prizes (a new book with selected compositions by A. Feoktistov) will be awarded for composers who will present three best works in the sections.

luni, 4 decembrie 2017

The e4 "e4 e5" magazine announces the following tourneys in 2018:


                                                                                     A. "e4 e5"

"e4 e5" - 10 Years  Jubilee Tourney 2017 Fairies 
H#2 - informal composing  tourney, free theme, only the  Princess fairy pieces are allowed.  Zero-positions and  other 
fairy pieces and/or conditions are not allowed. See the example bellow. Unlimited entries.  Judge: Anatoly 
Karamanits  (Ukraine). Closing date: March 31, 2018. Entries to Dan-Constantin Gurgui via e-mail: 
www_chessplayer_ro@yahoo.comAward will be published on the “e4 e5” magazine.  All  participants will receive the 
award  by e-mail.

"Gheorghe Nicolaescu  - 65" Anniversary Tourney 2018   Endgame  Studies & #2     
 Informal composing tourney, free theme, unlimited entries. JUDGES: Sergey Osintsev (Russia) &amp; Vasyl 
Markovcij Closing  date:  December 25, 2018.  Entries to Dan-Constantin Gurgui via e-mail: 
www_chessplayer_ro@yahoo.com.   Award will be published  on the  “e4 e5” magazine.  All participants will
receive the award by e-mail.

 Concursul Național de Compoziție Șahistă  „Cupa Bucovinei” Ediția a IV-a 2017  
Secțiile:  #2 și mat ajutor in 2#   
Concurs formal pentru debutanti si consacrati. Se trimit originale in numar nelimitat pe adresa redactiei revistei 
sau la e-mail www_chessplayer_ro@yahoo.com Termen de trimitere al lucrarilor: 30 martie 2018.



                                                                                        B. "e4 e5" Supplement

”Paul Joița – 80” Memorial Tourney 2017 Endgame  Studies 
 The Romanian Problemists` Club and the ”e4 e5” Supplement  magazine announce an informal composing tourney for endgame studies in memory of  Romanian composer Paul Joita (1937-2000). Judges: Emilian Dobrescu &amp; Virgil Nestorescu (Romania).  Send entries to the editor of "e4 e5" Dan Gurgui – www_chessplayer_ro@yahoo.com   Closing date: June 30, 2018

”Nicolae Gheran – 80” Memorial Tourney 2017 Fairies
The Romanian Problemists` Club and the ”e4 e5”  Supplement  magazine announce an  informal   composing tourney for fairies in memory of   Romanian  composer Nicolae Gheran (1937-1988).  Judge: Ján Golha (Slovakia).  Free theme,
is allowed only  the Cheval de Troie  fairy  piece.  Zero-positions and   other fairy pieces and/or
conditions are not allowed.  Unlimited entries, send originals to  e-mail  www_chessplayer_ro@yahoo.com  before 
December  25,  2018.  Awards will be  published on the „e4 e5”  magazine. Correspondents will be sent the printed 
magazine.

”Anatole Felix Ianovcic – 120” Memorial Tourney 2017
Informal composing tourney, free theme, only the  Nightrider fairy pieces are  allowed.  Stipulations: 
#2,3-n. Zero-positions and  other fairy pieces and/or  conditions are not allowed.  Unlimited entries.  Closing 
date:  June 30, 2018.  Entries to Dan-Constantin Gurgui via e-mail:  www_chessplayer_ro@yahoo.com.  
Award will be published  on the  “e4 e5” magazine.  All participants will   receive the award by e-mail.


Informal Composing Tourney of the magazine 2018   hs#n                      

Informal composing tourney, free theme. Zero-positions,  fairy pieces and/or fairy conditions are not

allowed. Unlimited entries.  Judge: Valerio Agostini  (Italy). Closing date:  December 25, 2018. Entries to
Dan-Constantin Gurgui via e-mail: www_chessplayer_ro@yahoo.com.    Award will be published on the “e4 e5”
magazine. All participants will receive the award by e-mail. Correspondents will be sent the printed magazine.
 Informal Composing Tourney of the magazine Edition 2017-2018  Secțiile   Ser-h/d/s/r/#/=n                                       
 Informal tourney, free theme, are allowed only the next fairy  pieces: Amazon (AM), Princess (PR), Kangaroo (KA),
Viceking (EK), Querquisite (QQ) and Wormhole. Zero-positions and  other fairy pieces and/or conditions are not
allowed. Unlimited entries, send originals to  e-mail www_chessplayer_ro@yahoo.com  before December 25, 2018.   
Awards will be published on the „e4 e5” magazine.  Correspondents will be sent the printed  magazine. Please reprint!

”Mircea Mihai Manolescu – 80”Memorial Tourney 2018 Sections: Selfmates & Fairies 
The Romanian Problemists` Club  and the ”e4 e5” Supplement  magazine announce an informal composing tourney for
Selfmates & Fairies (with Querquisite)  in  memory of  Romanian composer Mircea Mihai Manolescu (1938-2003). 
Judges: Anatoly Stepochkin  (Russia) &amp; Ján Golha  (Slovakia). Send entries to the editor of  "e4 e5" Dan Gurgui
www_chessplayer_ro@yahoo.com.  Closing date: December 25, 2018.


Concursul Național de Compoziție Șahistă  Cupa „Vreau să fiu problemist!” Ediția 2017-2018  
Secțiile:  Ser-h/d/s/r#/=n    
Clubul Problemiștilor Români împreună cu revista  „e4 e5” Supliment  anunță organizarea unui concurs 
informal pe temă liberă pentru probleme cu mat/pat seriale ajutoare/directe/inverse/reflexe în n mutări. 
Concursul va fi  dedicat atât problemiștilor consacrați  cât și debutanților în compoziția șahistă. Lucrările în 
număr  nelimitat se vor trimite  la adresa de e-mail www_chessplayer_ro@yahoo.com  sau pe adresa redacției 
revistei „e4 e5”.  Arbitrul  concursului este  Alberto Armeni din  Italia. Premianții debutanți vor fi recompensați 
cu medalii și diplome de participare.  Cel  mai bine clasat  problemist debutant va  primi Cupa „Vreau să fiu 
problemist!”.  Lucrările inedite se vor trimite pînă pe data de  25 decembrie  2018.



In 2018 all participants will receive the magazine printed in A5 format.

B 2018 году все участники получат журнал, напечатанный в формате A5.

vineri, 3 noiembrie 2017

4th Composing Tourney of FRME - 2018


The Royal Moroccan Chess Federation (FRME) organizes the 4th Composing Tourney in four 6 sections:
Twomovers (#2) Judge: Mark Basisty (Ukraine)
Send to tournament director: Twomovers to Youness Ben Jelloun №6 Rue 9 hay salam ain kadous Ville FES Postale code 30000 Marocco ubenjelloun@outlook.fr
Threemovers (#3) Judge: Elmar Abdullayev ( Azerbaijan) 
Moremovers (#N) Judge: Oto Mihalčo (Slovakia)
Studies (+;=) Judge: Mario Guido García (Argentina)
Selfmates (S#) Judge: Miodrag Mladenovic (Serbia) 

Send to tournament director: Threemovers, Moremovers, Studies and Selfmates to Vidadi Zamanov, Vidadi Street, 4/6, Goychay, Azerbaijan. vidadi_zamanov@mail.ru
Helpmates (h#2) Judge: Francesco Simoni (Italy)
Helpmates (H#3 and H#N) Judge: Valery Kirillov (Russia)
Send to tournament director: H#2, H#3 and H#N to Jamal M Elbaz, Résidence Imane, Bloc B immeuble D appt 13. Avenue Tarik ibno Ziad Temara Morocco. jamalelbaz6@gmail.com
Prizes, honourable mentions and commendations will be awarded.
Send problems and studies in format PDF.
Closing date: 30. 09. 2018. The award – 2018